Department of Linguistics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Dr José Ignacio Hualde

Professor of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Professor of Linguistics
SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE; Affiliated Faculty of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education
Professor of French
Center for Global Studies
European Union Center

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    Spanish Ital And Por 4080 Foreign Lang 707 S Mathews M/C 176 Urbana, IL 61801
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  • Hualde, José I. The Sounds of Spanish. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • Hualde, José I., Antxon Olarrea, and Anna M. Escobar. Introducción a la lingüística hispánica. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • Hualde, José I. Euskararen azentuerak (Supplement of ASJU). Donostia/Bilbao: Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea & ASJU, 1997.
  • Hualde, José I., Gorka Elordieta, and Arantzazu Elordieta. The Basque Dialect of Lekeitio (Supplements of ASJU). Donostia/Bilbao: Universidad del País Vasco & ASJU, 1994.
  • Hualde, José I. Basque Phonology. London: Routledge, 1991.

Book Contributions

  • "Rhetorical stress in Spanish." Word Stress. Theoretical and Typological Issues. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • "Lenició i contrast fonèmic en català central i mallorquí." Noves aproximacions a la fonología i la morfología del català: Volum d’homenatge a Max W. Wheeler . 2011.
  • "The investigation and typology of word-level prosody: Some consequences for the teaching of Basque." Prosodiaz eta Hezkuntza I. Jardunaldiak/ I. Jornadas sobre Prosodia y Educación. 2011.
  • "The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics." Stress and rhythm. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
  • "Goizuetako azentuaz zerbait gehiago: oharmena." Beñat Oihartzabali Gorazarre/Festschift for Beñat Oyarçabal. Bilbao: Univ del Pais Vasco, 2009.

Edited Books

  • Hualde, José I., Antxon Olarrea, and Erin O'Rourke. Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
  • Cole, Jennifer, and José I. Hualde. Papers in Laboratory Phonology 9. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007.
  • Hualde, José I., and Jon Ortiz de Urbina. A grammar of Basque. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.
  • Hualde, José I., Joseba A. Lakarra, and R L Trask. Towards a history of the Basque language. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1995.
  • Hualde, Jose I., and Jon Ortiz de Urbina. Generative Studies in Basque Linguistics. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1993.

Journal Articles

  • "Intervocalic lenition and word-boundary effects: Evidence from Judeo-Spanish." Diachronica 30.2 (2013): 232-266.
  • "Acoustic correlates of emphatic stress in Central Catalan." Language and Speech 55 (2012):
  • "Dialectal differences in Spanish voiced obstruent allophony: Costa Rican vs. Iberian Spanish." Phoentica 69 (2012):
  • "Palatal complexity revisited: An electropalatographic analysis of /ɲ/ in Brazilian Portuguese with comparison to Peninsular Spanish." Language and Speech 55 (2012):
  • "Translation and retranslation in the anonymous Refranes y Sentencias of 1596." Neophilologus (2012):
  • "Two Basque accentual systems and word-prosodic typology." Lingua 122 (2012):
  • Hualde, José I., Miquel Simonet, and Marianna Nadeu. "Consonant lenition and phonological recategorization." Laboratory Phonology 2.2 (2011): 301-329.
  • "Istanbul Judeo-Spanish”." Journal of the International Phonetic Association 41.1 (2011):
  • "Lenition and phonemic overlap in Rome Italian." Phonetica 68 (2011): 215-242.
  • "Goizueta Basque." Journal of the International Phonetic Association 40.1 (2010):
  • "Neutralización de sibilantes en lengua vasca y seseo en castellano." Oihenart 25 (2010):
  • "“/tl/ en español mexicano: ¿un segmento o dos?”." Estudios de Fonética Experimental 18 (2009):
  • "“Unstressed words in Spanish." Language Sciences 31.2 (2009):
  • Hualde, José I. "Unstressed words in Spanish." Language Sciences 31.2-3 (2009): 199-212.
  • Eddington, David, and José I. Hualde. "El abundante agua fría: Hermaphroditic Spanish nouns." Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 1.1 (2008): 5-31.
  • Hualde, José I., and Armin Schwegler. "Intonation in Palenquero." Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 23.1 (2008): 1-31.
  • Hualde, José I., Oihana Lujanbio, and Francisco Torreira. "Lexical tone and stress in Goizueta Basque." Journal of the International Phonetic Association 38.1 (2008): 1-24.
  • Hualde, José I., Miquel Simonet, and Francisco Torreira. "Postlexical contraction of nonhigh vowels in Spanish." Lingua 118 (2008): 1906-1925.
  • Chitoran, Ioana, and José I. Hualde. "From hiatus to diphthong: the evolution of vowel sequences in Romance." Phonology 24 (2007): 37-75.
  • Hualde, José I., and Koldo Zuazo. "The standardization process of the Basque language." Language Problems and Language Planning 31.2 (2007): 143-168.
  • Hualde, José I. "Stress removal and stress addition in Spanish." Journal of Portuguese Linguistics 5.2 (2006): 59-89.